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FILTER: Area=United States, Sub Area=U.S. Stamps, General=Back-of-Book, Issue/Country=U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens, All Sale Dates thru 2020/01/01, Catalogue = 69-E4d
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2018-12-12
The Richard Drews Collection of United States 1861-68 Issues
E
Sale Number 1195, Lot Number 3, 1861 Contract Essays: Unsuccesful biddersToppan, Carpenter & Co., 12c Black, Die Essay on Old Proof paper, Corners Drawn in Pencil (69-E4d), Toppan, Carpenter & Co., 12c Black, Die Essay on Old Proof paper, Corners Drawn in Pencil (69-E4d)Toppan, Carpenter & Co., 12c Black, Die Essay on Old Proof paper, Corners Drawn in Pencil (69-E4d). 58 x 68mm, crisp impression, part of paper symmetrically cut away at corners, small thin spots at top and bottom

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. THE ONLY RECORDED EXAMPLE OF THIS TOPPAN, CARPENTER & CO. 12-CENT DIE ESSAY, PRODUCED FOR THE 1861 CONTRACT COMPETITION.

This essay and one which is similar but has several differences (offered in our Sale 890, lot 103), both with pencil-drawn numerals, are the only recorded examples.

Ex "Lake Shore"

2,750
1,200
United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2007-02-27
United States Stamps
E
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1081, Essays, Proofs and Specimens: 1861-68 IssuesToppan, Carpenter & Co., 12c Black, Die Essay on Old Proof paper, Corners Drawn in Pencil (69-E4d), Toppan, Carpenter & Co., 12c Black, Die Essay on Old Proof paper, Corners Drawn in Pencil (69-E4d)Toppan, Carpenter & Co., 12c Black, Die Essay on Old Proof paper, Corners Drawn in Pencil (69-E4d). 58 x 68mm, crisp impression, part of paper symmetrically cut away at corners, small thin spots at top and bottom

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. PROBABLY A UNIQUE DIE ESSAY FOR THE 12-CENT 1861 ISSUE.

This essay and one other (offered in our Sale 890, lot 103), each with pencil numerals, are believed to be the only examples extant.

1,500
3,250
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2005-02-02
The Lake Shore Collection of U.S. Essays and Proofs (Part 1)
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 102, 1861 Issue 12c Black, Die Essay on Old Proof paper, Corners Drawn in Pencil (69-E4d), 12c Black, Die Essay on Old Proof paper, Corners Drawn in Pencil (69-E4d)12c Black, Die Essay on Old Proof paper, Corners Drawn in Pencil (69-E4d). 58 x 68mm, crisp impression, part of paper symmetrically cut away at corners, small thin spots at top and bottom

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. PROBABLY A UNIQUE DIE ESSAY FOR THE 12-CENT 1861 ISSUE.

This essay and the following lot, each with pencil numerals, are believed to be the only examples extant.

1,500
2,600
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